'West Wing' Stars Martin Sheen, Elisabeth Moss and Joshua Malina Talk Possible Reboot (Exclusive)

Creator Aaron Sorkin entertained the idea of a reboot last November.

A West Wing reboot seems to be getting closer to reality. 

While the show's creator, Aaron Sorkin, said he's considered taking NBC up on their standing offer to bring the series back to life, the show's cast couldn't be more on board with the idea. 

"Well, it's still running on Netflix, so I think it's holding up quite well," the series' President Bartlet, Martin Sheen, told ET's Lauren Zima at WE Day in Los Angeles on Thursday. "It has a lot to teach us in today's situation, that we could not have anticipated before, so I think it's still very powerful." 

"I think I'm a little old for the White House at this point," he joked, "[but] I still got the energy." 

Sheen's onscreen daughter, Elisabeth Moss, meanwhile told ET's Brice Sander that she's "of course" down for a reboot. 

"Are you kidding? I'd be in!" she said at the season two premiere of The Handmaid's Tale. "That's where I got my start. They just gotta call me." 

ET's Leanne Aguilera was also with Joshua Malina at Scandal's live stage reading of the series finale to benefit the Actors Fund on Thursday, where he gave perhaps the most honest answer on the reboot's chances.  

"I do co-host a podcast called The West Wing Weekly. And so in my small way, I am certainly trying to make it happen," said Malina, who played Will Bailey on the series. "I will be interviewing Aaron Sorkin along with my co-host, Hrishikesh Hirway, in a few days in New York, and one of the things that I plan to do is try to hold Aaron's feet to the fire and force him to say whether it's actually a possibility. 

"My gut tells me [it's] not going to happen," he continued. "Then again, my gut isn't Olivia Pope's gut. Her gut is always right. Mine is often wrong." 

In a November interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Sorkin entertained the idea of rebooting The West Wing with a certain This Is Us star. 

"[My dream reboot would include] Sterling K. Brown as the president, and there's some kind of jam, an emergency, a very delicate situation involving the threat of war or something, and Bartlet, long since retired, is consulted in the way that Bill Clinton used to consult with Nixon," he said, as Brown gladly accepted the potential gig. "#AaronSorkin if you are serious, sir, I would be honored!" he tweeted. 

The West Wing ran from 1999 to 2006 on NBC and won three Golden Globe Awards and 26 Emmy Awards over its seven seasons. See more on the series in the video below. 



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